Remember when prog-rock dominated the airwaves? Before SoundCloud rappers and indie-girl-pop took over the radio, black t-shirts were in and bands like Cog and Dead Letter Circus belted out heavy, double-kick anthems tha...

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“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin would love to be alive today. Both death and taxes are becoming less certain. Australia has one of the best retirement sche...

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Over the last few weeks, I have had plenty of chats with friends, family and constituents who have been desperate to find interesting and permissible things to do, either alone or with family. It has been particularly ch...

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How not to transport whitegoods A car stopped by police on Oxford Street, Bondi Junction, had a large fridge precariously strapped above the boot. If one of the thin straps had given way, it could have had lethal consequ...

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I’ve joined a book club. I’ve never been in a book club before, and in all honesty, despite knowing we all read the same book and talk about it, I have no idea what to expect. Fortunately, someone else chose the titl...

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The Children’s Medical Research Institute has named Bondi local, Sora (age 4) as one of the faces of the 2021 Jeans for Genes campaign. Sora is the first child with genetic blindness to be selected as the face of the f...

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Cuts to Eastern Beaches Bus Services Eastern Suburbs Bus Services Dear Beast – If the light rail was a viable option, it would be used. It adds an extra 30 minutes to every trip. We are paying for this white elepha...

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When thinking of how to become permanently wealthy, it is important to channel Charlie Munger, who consistently instructs us to “Invert, always invert”. What can we learn from looking at the opposite of what we shoul...

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What happened to Revelle? A reward of $1 million has been offered to help solve the riddle of missing Eastern Suburbs escort Revelle Balmain. The beautiful 22-year-old, who lived in Bellevue Hill, disappeared on the nigh...

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The Dry July campaign has been running in Australia for well over ten years. It’s a non-profit organisation that has raised upwards of $50 million from its 200,000 participants. Its message is simple: give up the drink...

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